Subsea pipelining to be completed at South Pars phases 15 and 16
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jun.24/ Trend F.Milad/
Some 230 kilometers of subsea pipelining will be completed by July 21 at the South Pars gas field's phases 15 and 16, said the deputy managing director of the Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company.
Amir Saeid Najafi told the Mehr News Agency that jacket platforms of the two phases have been commissioned.
The phases 15 and 16 will start early production by the sixth calendar month of Shahrivar, which begins on August 22, said the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company.
Mousa Souri added that development of the two phases has progressed by 85 percent.
The phases 15 and 16 of the South Pars are aimed to produce 50 million cubic meters of natural gas, 80,000 barrels of condensates, and 400 tons of sulfur per day, one million tons of ethane and 1.1 million tons of liquefied gas per year.
On March 14, The Mehr News Agency quoted deputy oil minister Javad Owji as saying that Iran will inaugurate six phases of the South Pars gas field by the end of the current calendar year (March 2013).
The South Pars gas field is shared by Iran and Qatar. The Iranian share, which is divided into 29 phases, has about 14 trillion cubic meters of gas, or about eight percent of the total world reserves, and more than 18 billion barrels of liquefied natural gas resources.